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Forum: The Insurance Zone 17-11-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,170
Posted By willywonker
Don’t take this the wrong way, but you want to...

Don’t take this the wrong way, but you want to add a young lad on an old, low value, modified civic, i can see why they’re a bit worried :) I know it’s not, but that looks suspect, particularly if...
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-11-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By willywonker
It will say in your policy if the excess is...

It will say in your policy if the excess is different, they may ask you to pay the difference in cost instead.

Generally the glass is exactly the same, made in the same factory, just has BMW...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 16-06-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By willywonker
But none of that changes the fact that a big...

But none of that changes the fact that a big proportion of the current price increases is due to the Government's action on Ogden and IPT, which was my original point.
Forum: The Insurance Zone 15-06-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By willywonker
Well actually it's the consumer that's had a...

Well actually it's the consumer that's had a 16year windfall surely? As if the Ogden rate had been changed over time, the premiums would have tracked according and everybody would have been paying...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 15-06-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By willywonker
Yes Ogden effects claim payments after March, but...

Yes Ogden effects claim payments after March, but this is not just claims made after March. Serious injury claims can take years to be settled, so a claim from 2/3 years ago that hasn't been settled...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 14-06-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By willywonker
maybe try this stance Sainsbury's when you go to...

maybe try this stance Sainsbury's when you go to do your weekly shop!:D
Forum: The Insurance Zone 14-06-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By willywonker
Premiums have been generally increasing over the...

Premiums have been generally increasing over the last 12+ months due to increasing claims costs, the Govenments decision to change the Ogden rate has had a significant impact on large injury claims...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 12-06-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By willywonker
Tim Ferriss' podcast last week was about...

Tim Ferriss' podcast last week was about cryptocurrency, more the background and low level technical bits rather than out and out investment advise, but as someone how knew little, I found it really...
Forum: The Showroom 12-06-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,015
Posted By willywonker
Looks great, particularly love the banded steelies

Looks great, particularly love the banded steelies
Forum: Off Topic Chat 09-06-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By willywonker
Check your car insurance, some policies will...

Check your car insurance, some policies will allow you to claim for replacement locks and keys without paying anything.
Forum: The Insurance Zone 07-06-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By willywonker
They can't get out of paying the claim as it...

They can't get out of paying the claim as it happened when the policy was live. It's not unusual for a insurer not to take you on as a new customer with an outstanding claim, but for them not to...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 19-05-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,576
Posted By willywonker
The thing is some builders go beyond NHBC, our...

The thing is some builders go beyond NHBC, our last new build had a really well built garage, double skinned walls, the lot. And I must admit I (stupidly) never really gave it that much thought until...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 19-05-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,576
Posted By willywonker
Thanks guys, had a quick look and poke around the...

Thanks guys, had a quick look and poke around the edges and can't see anything. If I drill how deep is the dpm likely to be beneath the surface?

To be honest on one of the reasons I'm looking at...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 18-05-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,576
Posted By willywonker
Garage was built approx Jan ish 2016. ...

Garage was built approx Jan ish 2016.



The builders say there is membrane in there, but honestly I have little faith in what they say anymore! The NHBC have no requirements for there to be one,...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 17-05-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,576
Posted By willywonker
Tiles over floor with no vapour barrier?

Hi,

I have new build garage, completed just over a year ago when the house was built. Has the standard new build never ending dusty floor on which I plan to lay some Duramat pvc tiles.

The...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-04-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By willywonker
I picked one up at Aldi as well, for a tenner...

I picked one up at Aldi as well, for a tenner they're great. Connectors seem surprisingly sturdy too. If 20m not long enough, grab 2 and link together!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-03-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,431
Posted By willywonker
Glad you're enjoying it! You're right nothing...

Glad you're enjoying it! You're right nothing quite like driving a well sorted car with no electronic nonsense to get in the way!

Don't know the V8 that well, but max oil temp seems low, and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-03-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By willywonker
Nice find. Used to have an S2 Rallye, always...

Nice find. Used to have an S2 Rallye, always wanted a Black 16v Rallye, all the go of a gti, none of namby pamby/heavy bits like pas, abs, leccy windows, etc.!!!

Interested to see what you do with...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-03-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By willywonker
He should also tell his insurers about it too.

He should also tell his insurers about it too.
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-03-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,100
Posted By willywonker
Tempted to try some Angelwax AnGel after forensic...

Tempted to try some Angelwax AnGel after forensic detailing review. Any views on how this compares to the ODK or PB?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-03-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By willywonker
Understand you don't want to get involved in...

Understand you don't want to get involved in insurance, but just to dispel a few myths, it's very difficult to blag your way out of hitting someone in the rear. It almost always the person at the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By willywonker
If you call them give them his reg and make clear...

If you call them give them his reg and make clear you are calling as the third party (as opposed to trying to claim on your policy). Tell them what happened, they will likely say they don't have...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-03-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By willywonker
Don't give up, you're just letting him get away...

Don't give up, you're just letting him get away with it!

Firstly is the car insured? www.askmid.com will tell you based on the reg. if it's insured you can pay a couple of quid to get his...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-03-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,030
Posted By willywonker
I have an Adams which I really like, except it...

I have an Adams which I really like, except it can be good at picking up and holding onto bits of debris. Which I imagine if you don't spot and remove could cause marring. To the point I have...
Forum: Interior & Glass 06-03-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By willywonker
Just got my first car ever saloon, and not having...

Just got my first car ever saloon, and not having a rear wiper is surprisingly annoying! Thanks for the review, I think I'll I've this a go.
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